Construction Management Software Insights

Leveraging construction project management software to improve capital construction projects and other industry insights

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 11:00am
Posted By: Joe Eberly
Many years ago I worked as an Assistant Superintendent and Warranty Representative for a publicly-traded development company. My job was to ensure that the quality promised to the customer during the sales phase was delivered and maintained through construction acceptance and occupancy. I spent the...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Posted By: Ashley G
Back in 2013, my colleague and I wrote an article for the American Water Works Association on the aging infrastructure in the U.S. Fast forward to 2015 and I’m sitting on my couch on a Sunday night watching Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and I hear John Oliver say, “Tonight’s main story is on...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 9:45am
Posted By: Brian Norusis
At our company’s 2015 kickoff meeting, I provided an analogy I first heard given by Tony Robbins.  I am a big fan of Mr. Robbins.  His messages are applicable to almost anyone but I find them especially applicable in business.  In one particular presentation, Mr. Robbins was explaining how his golf...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Jon Antevy
When a project is first conceived, it usually has a small group involved that shepherds it along until it warrants additional resources.  On many projects we are involved in it is not unusual for a year to pass until momentum builds and additional resources are needed.  It is during this phase of a...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:15am
Posted By: Jon Antevy
SharePoint is a platform, not a construction project management system.  Available for this platform are numerous software components that have to be continually developed, integrated, tested and maintained.  The primary building block of SharePoint is a document repository.  As a project goes...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:15pm
Posted By: Joe Eberly
Monthly capital construction consolidation reports are due on Monday and I haven’t even started reviewing all of the project spreadsheets, accounting reports, or change logs.  Sorry Rusty, no dog park this weekend… Sound painfully familiar?  I’m like you, I love my weekends. I don’t want to go to...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Posted By: Joe Eberly
When an organization begins the process of evaluating and selecting project management software, it is critically important to ask and answer thoughtful, and often tough questions, before conducting the search. Good questions challenge the reasons why your organization needs a new system, what...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Posted By: Brian Norusis
I am often asked by business executives, what is the most important thing I need to do to guarantee adoption after a software implementation.  The answer is simple… burn the ships. In the 1540’s, Cortez sailed across the Atlantic and through the Caribbean Sea and after 6 months landed 3 ships with...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 2:15pm
Posted By: Ashley G
In a recently published study by McGraw Hill Construction, their SmartMarket Report "Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction", architects and contractors were asked how often they “believe their projects meet owners’ expectations about quality, cost and schedule...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:15am
Posted By: Ashley G
Did you know… in a recent study by Box, Inc. titled “The Information Economy: A Study of Five Industries,” it was found that: Construction firms have the highest rate of work shared with outside companies.  Double the rate of any other industry To successfully deliver a construction project,...

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